Rugby
Defensive blowout - Fitness games session
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This is a great early season session as it gets players working hard throughout, improving their fitness levels without ever actually doing any dull fitness exercises.

How do we achieve this? Through fast-paced drills and conditioned games. This is a session your players will relish. It is aggressive and competitive but will also provide you with a lot of information about your players' ability to tackle and close down space.

What's in the Session?

To get your players tackling effectively we begin with a physical warm up game of "Avoid the bags" and then move swiftly on to the serious business of tackling - getting your players to:

  • Keep their eyes on the attackers' hips
  • Force the attackers onto their outside shoulder and
  • Drive low into contact

The final challenge for your players is a physically demanding full pitch game with a difference, playing across the width of the pitch to test their fitness levels and ability to close down space!


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